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5/14/21, 9:02 AM

Despite low odds of open conflict, forces massed on Ukraine’s border are worrying

Tensions have again escalated in the seven-year long conflict between Russia and Ukraine. Ryan Brockhaus analyzes the long-term consequences of the recent Russian troop amassment on Ukraine's border.
5/12/21, 9:12 AM

This is what defeat looks like

President Biden recently announced that he will pull out all US troops from Afghanistan putting an end to a twenty-year-long seemingly endless conflict. This made Julius Strauss lament on the times he spent there first as a reporting journalist and later as a political officer of Her Majesty's government.
5/10/21, 8:55 AM
Author: Tibor Fischer

The Scramble for Everything: Blockchain Wars

Tibor Fischer on how the mainstream media misses the big story - again. Now about blockchain, cryptocurrency, and Web 3.0.
5/7/21, 9:31 AM

MCC Center for Political Studies to kick off a new podcast

In the first episode, we discuss the aftermath of the recent elections in Bulgaria.
5/5/21, 4:37 PM
Author: Corvinák

What you should know about the new Cold War

We're joined by China expert Gergely Salát PhD to discuss Chinese foreign policy, the emerging China-Russia alliance, and the nature of the new Cold War.
4/26/21, 10:00 AM

Von der Leyen, Michel, Erdoğan and the Future of Europe

Three weeks later, Von der Leyen’s humiliation in Istanbul in front of a poor-spirited Charles Michel and a sly Erdogan is still the talk of the town, in Brussels and beyond. No wonder, this incident is much more than a storm in a glass of water or the perfect buzz for social network and meme addicts. This picture is rather the metaphor of some of the EU’s most pressing challenges and an embarrassing admission of its weakness.
4/13/21, 9:33 AM

Prince Philip: The Passing of an Era

Not a man has passed away, but an era. The era of that type of Britishness. The end of the spirit says „Keep calm and carry on”.
4/8/21, 4:41 PM

British Columbia trees

While Brazil has been attacked internationally, British Columbia is cutting old-growth forest in some areas where trees date back to the Middle Ages three times faster than the Amazon rainforest.
4/1/21, 9:19 AM

The Spanish Government: a test case for the EU’s Rule of Law mechanism?

Apologies, not an inch of analysis or personal thoughts in today’s post, only facts.
3/25/21, 7:13 PM

Becoming a bear guide

A beautiful testimony of Julius Strauss, an ex-war correspondent on why he became a bear guide in the British Columbian mountains.

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